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Adams Flavors, Foods, and Ingredients, LLC

Creator Abstract: Adams Flavors, Foods, and Ingredients, LLC is one of the oldest continuously operated companies in Texas and one of oldest spice and extract companies in the United States. Based in Gonzales, Texas, the company is most famous for Adams Vanilla Extract.
Content Abstract: The records include print materials, product, and photographs.

African American Quilt Circle of San Antonio

Creator Abstract: The African American Quilt Circle of San Antonio was founded in August 2017 by four quilters. The organization creates and exhibits quilts that illustrate San Antonio’s African American history and community.
Content Abstract: The collection contains a small scrapbook and materials relating to quilt exhibitions.

Air Force Women Officers Associated

Creator Abstract: The Air Force Women Officers Associated was founded in 1975 by Norma Breedlove and other retired Air Force women officers as a way to preserve the friendships and camaraderie they enjoyed while on active duty. It has grown considerably since then, and now offers membership to active duty, reserve, and separated women officers of the Air Force as well as retired officers. While the Air Force Women Officers Associated still fosters comradeship and friendships, the organization decided in 2000 to become more issue-orientated. The AFWOA focuses on interest issues concerning military women, such as promotional opportunities and education.
Content Abstract: The records of the Air Force Women Officers Associated document the organization's business, functions, and reunion planning. The collection consists of correspondence, administrative records, manuals, printed materials, photographs, and scrapbooks.

Alamo Business Council (ABC)

Creator Abstract: The Alamo Business Council is established as a social organization. The purpose of ABC is to provide a social forum for fellowship, mutual support, and information and recreational opportunities.
Content Abstract: The Alamo Business Council Records document the activities, events, and meetings of the Board of Directors and general membership. The records are comprised of correspondence, event materials, financial records, meeting minutes, and newsletters.

Alamo Heights Junior School

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Content Abstract: The collection consists of 43 flags (8.5 in x 11.5 in) made by students from Alamo Heights Junior School in the late 1960s. The small flags are recreations of flags that have flown in Texas over the course of Texas history. The flags were originally displayed in the students' classroom, but were donated to be shown during HemisFair '68 (1968 World's Fair in San Antonio, Texas).

Almaráz, Félix D. (Félix Diaz), 1933-

Creator Abstract: Dr. Félix D. Almaráz, Jr., is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). He began teaching at UTSA in 1973, the first year the university offered classes. Working in the UTSA History Department, Almaráz taught classes on the Spanish Borderlands, Spanish Colonial Texas, Imperial Spain, Modern Spain, history of South Texas, Modern Texas history, and the cultural origins of San Antonio. Books published by Almaráz include Knight Without Armor: Carlos Eduardo Castañeda, 1896-1958 and Tragic Cavalier: Governor Manuel Salcedo of Texas, 1808-1813.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1963 through 2006 and documents the teaching, research, writing, and service of Dr. Félix D. Almaráz, professor of history at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Materials documenting Almaráz's teaching career include syllabi, exams, notes, and teaching aids. Research and writing materials include corrected typescripts, research notes, and other materials. Service materials document Almaráz's relationship with the Texas State Historical Association and the Southwest Council of Latin American Studies, among other professional societies.

American Association of University Women. San Antonio Branch

Creator Abstract: The American Association of University Women is a college alumnae organization, formed in 1921 upon the merging of the Southern Association of College Women and Association of College Alumnae. The San Antonio Branch was established on January 9, 1909 as a branch of the Southern Association of College Women.
Content Abstract: The San Antonio Branch of the American Association of University Women Records, 1954-2004, contain correspondence, articles of incorporation, bylaws, ledgers, legal documents, agendas, minutes, membership lists, directories, tax returns, financial statements, oral histories, awards, newsletters, invitations, programs, scrapbooks, videocassettes, creative works, and other printed materials, arranged in seven series. Additions include meeting documentation, procedures, newsletters, clippings, yearbooks, secretary files, correspondence, and other assorted material relating to the organizations.

American Society of Mechanical Engineering. San Antonio Section.

Creator Abstract: Founded in 1880, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, promotes the art, science and practice of mechanical and multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences.
Content Abstract: The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence, agendas, minutes, membership information, and financial reports.

Anacacho Ranche

Creator Abstract: The Anacacho Ranche, located in Kinney and Maverick Counties, Texas, was a ranch run by a firm comprised of brothers Samuel Jones Woodhull, Josiah Townsend Woodhull and Oliver Jones Woodhull. The brothers were the sons of Josiah Woodhull, birthplace unknown, and Hannah Jones Woodhull, born on Long Island, New York, and settled in San Antonio. On the ranch, the brothers raised cattle, sheep and goats.
Content Abstract: The collection spans the years 1875 through 1931 and reflects, chiefly through correspondence, the business dealings of the Woodhull brothers, as well as some aspects of their personal lives. The collection includes advertisements, bills-of-sale, correspondence, contracts, inventories, newspaper clippings, permits, receipts, and other administrative, legal and financial documents.

Anderson, Preston Louis.

Creator Abstract: Preston Louis Anderson was a printer and a member of the Texas House of Representatives, 78th District, 1927-1929.
Content Abstract: This collection is comprised of portraits, postcards, prints and paintings.

Association for Women in Communications, San Antonio Professional Chapter

Creator Abstract: The San Antonio Professional Chapter of the Association for Women in Communications is a non-profit professional organization that began as an alumni chapter of the college honorary society, Theta Sigma Phi in the mid 1930s.
Content Abstract: The records of Association Women in Communications, San Antonio Professional Chapter include bylaws, minutes, correpondence, directories, financial and administrative materials, publicity materials, publications, scrapbooks, ephemera and photographs documenting the daily function, monthly meetings, activities, and projects primarily of the San Antonio Chapter.

Austin, Helen Cloud.

Creator Abstract: Helen Cloud Austin earned local and national recognition for her accomplishments as a social worker at the San Antonio State Hospital, where she was Chief of the Social Services Department. Austin’s accomplishments were formally recognized in 1983 when she was declared San Antonio Social Worker of the Year and Texas’ State Social Worker of the Year. In 1984, Austin was honored as the nation’s Social Worker of the Year by the 94,000-member National Association of Social Workers, making her the first Texan to receive all three awards.
Content Abstract: Correspondence, newsletters, news clippings, award programs, high school diploma, photographs, and a scrapbook document Austin's career and community involvement.